Data from the recently published Kirby report shows a sharp increase in Australian HIV infections. As reported by the ABC over 1,250 new cases of HIV have been diagnosed with a shift towards younger gay men being infected. While saafer sex practice will always be the mainstay of HIV education new testing options including rapid […]
In disturbing news from the UK a growing number of HIV positive persons are receiving “spiritual guidance” on treating their HIV that includes advice to stop taking their life saving HIV medications. As reported at BBC News: Some young HIV patients are giving up their medicine after being told by Pentecostal Church pastors to rely […]
Diabetic inmates at MacDougall-Walker state prison in Suffield are now required to go through a series HIV testing after a breach of protocol lead to a vial of insulin being contaminated by HIV and Hepatitis C. As reported by NBC: The mistake happened at MacDougall-Walker state prison in Suffield. It first came to light when […]
Great news with rapid HIV testing now available in Mt Isa, one of Australia’s biggest mining towns. As reported by the ABC: The tests are being rolled out throughout Queensland and are now available at the Mount Isa clinic. Dr Arun Menon says previously people would have to wait seven days to get their results […]
With increased work for fly in fly out miners in Queensland and Western Australia, South East Asia has proven to be a popular destination for brief holidays. Often touted as a sex holiday destination, Brisbane doctor Theo van Leishout noted in a recent news report: Dr Theo van Lieshout says gay men still account for more […]
Another new site for rapid HIV testing in Melbourne has been added in the suburb of Fitzroy. This now means that men and women will be able to have a screening hiv test and the result in as little as 30 minutes in the CBD at Era Health, Prahran at Prahran Market Clinic and now […]
Rapid HIV tests are now available in Melbourne’s CBD. As noted in Dr Forgan-Smith’s press release, ERA health is proud to now offer rapid HIV tests for all patients. With results available in less than 30 minutes, patients are able to get the test and result in a single appointment. If you would like to […]
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